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Offline Drew

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Mounting using Rare Earth Magnets
« on: May 22, 2014, 06:21:48 AM »
Hi Folks,

has anyone tried mounting their UltraGauge to the dash using a pair of rare earth magnets, with one under the panel, and another glued to the back of the gauge holder?

Seems to me that it would be quite elegant - there's nothing under the dash that a magnet would impact that I can see, how about the Ultra Gauge?

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Re: Mounting using Rare Earth Magnets
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2015, 11:10:00 AM »
unless you drive a car from the 50's with a steel dash, I don't see how it will attach itself to a plastic padded dash.
use some thick copper wire, solder two pieces, with a spreader/spacer in-between, together. bend to create a cradle and hooks at the top to go into a vent. I covered most of the wire with shrink tubing. have access to all buttons, lightweight and best of all was free.